Tag Archives: Human Rights / Civil Rights

Berlin drops derogatory name for metro station after protests

The entrance to the “Mohrenstrasse” metro station is seen in the center of Berlin, Germany, on July 3, 2020. REUTERS / Annegret Hilse BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin public transport company BVG said it would change the name of a city center metro station that has become famous for bearing a …

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China reprimands Canada for criticism of Hong Kong’s security law

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – China returned fire to Canada on Saturday for criticizing Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong, the second reprimand in a week that has increased tensions in its bilateral relations. FILE PHOTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a press conference at Rideau Cottage, as efforts …

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Canada’s largest banks join boycott of Facebook platforms

FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this image taken on December 2, 2019. REUTERS / Johanna Geron / Illustration / File Photo TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s largest lenders confirmed on Friday that they had joined a widespread boycott of Facebook IncFB.O) started by United …

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